About Us

We combine our expertise and experience to provide an evidence-based education in nutrition science, athletic performance and healthy living.

From the Thought For Food Podcast to Thought For Food TV, our mission is simple: to educate and inspire people to live healthy, compassionate, and adventurous lives through plant-based nutrition. 


Jackson Long

Jackson is a graduate from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in Integrative Physiology and Public Health. He’s certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell and is currently completing his Master’s Degree in Applied Nutrition, and has spoken on the importance of fiber and taking epic dumps from the TEDxCU stage.

Fascinated with the integration of nutrition, lifestyle, exercise, and health, Jackson switched to a plant-based vegan lifestyle in 2014. This change catalyzed a passion for helping others achieve optimal health and athletic performance.

Jackson is also a high level road cyclist, having raced at the national and international level for 10 years. When he’s not poring over the latest nutrition research, you can find Jackson riding his bike up Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder, drinking fancy coffee, or eating burritos. 


Aaron Stuber, RN, BSN

In 2013, Aaron graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Since that time he has worked in a variety of clinical settings including acute, urgent and primary care. He is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician with specialized training in wilderness medicine through the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS.

Aaron is Board Certified in Lifestyle Medicine through the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine and received his training through the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, of which he is an active member. 

Aaron is also a graduate of the Wellcoaches online program for Health and Wellness Coaches, one of the premier, science-based programs for professional Health Coaches.

His academic and clinical interests include nutrition science, Lifestyle Medicine, behavior change science, public health and sports performance as well as the prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome (MetS) with evidence-based lifestyle interventions.

Aaron has a background in rock climbing, mountain trail running and functional strength training. When he’s not working or training, he enjoys traveling, making smoothies and spending time with his wife and two kids.